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intr.v. re·cru·desced, re·cru·desc·ing, re·cru·desc·es
To break out anew or come into renewed activity, as after a period of quiescence.

[Latin recrūdēscere, to grow raw again : re-, re- + crūdēscere, to get worse (from crūdus, raw; see kreuə- in Indo-European roots).]

re′cru·des′cence n.
re′cru·des′cent adj.
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Adj.1.recrudescent - the revival of an unfortunate situation after a period of abatement; "the patient presented with a case of recrudescent gastralgia"
revived - restored to consciousness or life or vigor; "felt revived hope"


[ˌriːkruːˈdesnt] ADJ (liter) → recrudescente
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And Bashti, who had not tasted a megapode egg in half a year, and who was keen for the one recrudescent thrill of remote youth still left to him, led the way back across the mangrove swamp at so prodigious a pace as quite to wind his high priest who was many years younger than he.
Emergency action is essential to demonstrate Western resolve in the face of Moscow's recrudescent nationalism.
falciparum infections and sequence-specific oligonucleotide probe ELISA data (n = 5), 1 had a recrudescent and 1 had a new infection; genotype results of the 3 remaining infections were inconclusive.
The Arab delegations discussed steps to counter the recrudescent Israeli assaults on the Islamic and Christian religious shrines in occupied Jerusalem.
This article analyzes recrudescent syphilis prevalence and incidence in the late 20th and early 21st century, the impact of syphilis on HIV and vice versa, and HIV-specific testing, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Thus, in an increasingly postmodernist world of tremendous development in science and technology, digital and satellite communication, much of Africa continues to tell a tale whose leitmotifs are recrudescent fratricidal conflicts, genocidal wars, corruption, poverty, hunger, disease, injustice, greed, gratuitous ethnic nationalism, etc.
Month n Regressed Recrudescent Spermiogenesis March 3 3 0 0 April 14 8 5 1 May 4 0 0 4 June 9 0 0 9 July 19 2 0 17 August 5 0 0 5 September 1 0 0 1
Jackson s uncanny dexterity, disciplined grace, and explosive imagination coalesced in a series of immortal movements, which, in their turn, freeze-framed the recrudescent genius of street dance, summarized the important history of Fred Astaire-like purposeful grace in executing dance steps, and extended the brilliant tradition of African-American performers like Bojangles, Sammy Davis, and Katherine Dunham surging against the odds to create a vital art.
47,48) Similar studies demonstrated that a 10-day treatment with erythromycin or clarithromycin, and a 5-day course of azithromycin are effective for the treatment of C pneumoniae respiratory infections, but prolonged therapy (eg, at least 2 to 3 weeks) are desirable, because recrudescent symptoms have been reported.
CD Your early poems are a gold mine as far as how you move from your questions of self hood as a young woman in 1942 through 1945, to finding yourself as a poet piercing the world with your own voice during a time of powerful recrudescent expression among other women poets, particularly Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath.
Given this information, a diagnosis of recrudescent TB is made and antitubercular therapy was started.